The Argentine player of FC Barcelona Lionel Messi has made a donation of one million euros to fight against the coronavirus, of which one part will go to hospital centers in your country and the other to the Hospital Barcelona City Clinic.
“Leo Messi makes a donation to fight COVID-19 at the Clinic. Thank you very much Leo, for your commitment and your support, “informed the Barcelona hospital through his Twitter account.
Leo Messi makes a donation to fight against # Covid19 in the # CLINICAL. Thank you very much Leo, for your commitment and your support. @idibaps # Covid19 #I stay at home
– CLÍNIC Hospital (@hospitalclinic) March 24, 2020
“The Clinic teams are committed to this fight and we appreciate all the collaboration that comes our way. We will use the multidisciplinary approach to the infection by the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, both from research, and in the care of patients and their families, “they explain in a statement.
Messi is not the first athlete to make a donation to fight the coronavirus pandemic. This same Tuesday the aid of Pep Guardiola, also a million euros, to combat this disease, and that of Real Madrid, as reported by the president of the Community of Madrid Isabel Díaz Ayuso.